• MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Taumar – Highly capable 28-metre salmon transporter for Norway’s Amar Group

    VESSEL REVIEW | Taumar – Highly capable 28-metre salmon transporter for Norway’s Amar Group

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Barentsevo More – First of four modern, heavy duty freezer trawlers for Russia’s northern waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | Barentsevo More – First of four modern, heavy duty freezer trawlers for Russia’s northern waters

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REFIT | Dauntless: more than a new shell

    VESSEL REFIT | Dauntless: more than a new shell

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Galerna Lau – Spain’s Albacora Group takes delivery of 95-metre tuna freezer-seiner

    VESSEL REVIEW | Galerna Lau – Spain’s Albacora Group takes delivery of 95-metre tuna freezer-seiner

  • Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Taumar – Highly capable 28-metre salmon transporter for Norway’s Amar Group
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Barentsevo More – First of four modern, heavy duty freezer trawlers for Russia’s northern waters
  • VESSEL REFIT | Dauntless: more than a new shell
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Galerna Lau – Spain’s Albacora Group takes delivery of 95-metre tuna freezer-seiner
OPINION | EU governments privilege cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production

OPINION | EU governments privilege cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production

By Europêche

810,000 tonnes of imported fish will annually benefit from massive tariff derogations regardless of their origin, way of production, sustainability of the stock, labour standards or even if the third country has been identified by the EU for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Council of the EU will ..

BOOK REVIEW | Shipyard Projects: Planning and Management

BOOK REVIEW | Shipyard Projects: Planning and Management

By Neil Baird

This brilliant book is exactly what it is described as on its cover. It should be read, studied and carefully digested by anyone in any way involved with ship design, building, renovation, repair or modification projects. In other words, by anyone doing business with a shipyard irrespective of whether they be naval ..

MEPS WEEK
Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

By Neil Baird

There has been so much news forthcoming regarding engines and propulsion systems lately that we are spoilt for choice. Probably the biggest topic lately has been emissions and their reduction or elimination. So, short of converting universally to nuclear power or moving to Norway, Sweden, Iceland, New Zealand or Tasmania, ..

OPINION | Something fishy about Hao Atoll?

OPINION | Something fishy about Hao Atoll?

By Nic Maclellan

In a recent Strategist article on China’s island-building strategy in the Pacific, Steve Raaymakers recycles a number of misapprehensions about a planned Chinese fisheries project on Hao Atoll in French Polynesia. The article suggests that China will leverage an as yet unrealised fisheries project into control of an ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
VESSEL REFIT | Dauntless: more than a new shell

VESSEL REFIT | Dauntless: more than a new shell

By Alan Haig-Brown

Like many fishermen, Justin Yager is interested in the responsible harvesting or marine resources. “We don’t need to be fishing the crabs right up into their molt stages,” he said recently. Similarly, he saw the common sense of rebuilding the Gulf shrimper B.J. Thomas when the boat had a serious fire at Newport, ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

By Neil Baird

Time flies, they say, when you’re having fun: we’re back to fishing and aquaculture already. That is fortunate because so much is happening in the sector at present. After more than two decades of being “dullsville”, the fishing and aquaculture sector is now seeing very frequent exciting developments. Much money is ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Given the global ravages of Covid-19, it could well be expected that the passenger vessel sector would be very subdued, if not completely dead at present. Not so, ..